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Physician Assistant - Sports & Orthopedic Specialists

Requisition #

55759BR

Physical Location

Edina, Minnesota

Posted Date

14-Jun-2019

Dept. Name

AHC Sports & Ortho Specialist

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 55759

Works as part of care team, providing and coordinating care for the patient across the continuum. This position serves as the primary clinical and surgical team member for an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle. Works in collaboration with orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine physicians and other clinical team members.

  • Completes patient exam and documents accordingly.
  • Assists orthopedic surgeons in surgery.
  • Completes patient phone calls, follow-up care, paperwork and any other communication pertaining to patient care, including medication management and answering patient questions.
  • Rounds on hospitalized patients as needed to advance the plan of care, reassesses as patient condition warrants.
  • Formulates the appropriate differential diagnoses based on the history, physical exam and clinical findings.
  • Determines the need for laboratory & diagnostic studies, orders them and interprets the results.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates plan of care in collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Prescribes medication in accordance with certification, and practice agreement with the attending physician.

Education

  • Physician Assistant degree from an accredited College
  • Licensed in MN or WI as needed
  • BLS Certification

Qualification/Skills

  • Skilled and demonstrated experience in direct patient care dealing with diverse populations
  • Skilled in managing care for an orthopedic/sports injury population
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise with patients with complex medical issues
  • Skills normal expected to treat and diagnose and treat patients
  • Maintain surgical site sterile environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate patient care in multiple settings
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility in job responsibilities
  • Strong collaborative background

Work Schedule

  • Monday through Friday; no call requirement
  • Typical week includes 3 days of clinic and 2 days in OR
  • Position does require travel to different clinic and hospital locations
  • Clinic Locations: Edina, Minneapolis & Plymouth
  • Hospital/OR Locations: Orthopaedic Institute Surgery Center in Edina and Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Location/Community Information

Edina has gained a national reputation for its fine companies, good schools and community service projects. Edina is easily accessible and minutes from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, Mall of America, their thriving downtown, numerous neighborhood and regional shopping areas, and many parks and lakes.

Edina:

  • Located 10 miles Southwest of Minneapolis
  • Population = 47,425
  • Service Area = 967,100

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

55759BR
Advanced Practitioner/Provider